Announcements

  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    The Chicago Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America (ACC) was selected to present the Best of Chapter Program at the 2004 Annual Meeting taking place October 25-27 at the Sheraton Chicago. This honor is afforded annually to the chapter that submits the highest quality program presented by in-house counsel at a local level. The winning...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    Joy V. Cunningham, a former Cook County (IL) judge and currently general counsel and senior vice president for Northwestern Memorial Hospital and its parent corporation, Northwestern Memorial HealthCare, has been seated as president of the Chicago Bar Association (CBA). Ms. Cunningham is only the fifth woman and the first African-American and first...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    The Michigan Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America has scheduled a program titled Pending Amendments to Organizational Sentencing Guidelines at two locations this month. The seminar will take place on Tuesday, October 12 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at The Penninsular Club, 120 Ottawa Avenue, Grand Rapids, MI, and on Wednesday, October 13...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    The South/Central Texas Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America has scheduled its Annual Ethics Conference for Thursday, November 4. The purpose of the conference is to provide attendees with an informative, inexpensive way to main their professional education requirements, while at the same time offering an opportunity to network with...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    The Northeast Ohio Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America has scheduled a pair of programs focusing on current hot topics for in-house counsel. On Thursday, October 21, the chapter will present Defense of Class Actions: Litigation Tactics and Strategy from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Union Club, 1211 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland. The speakers will...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    The Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) will present its 41st Annual Midwest Labor & Employment Seminar on Thursday and Friday, October 14 and 15. Discussion topics for the first day include a federal law update, the power of class actions and multi-district litigation, harassment in the modern workplace, recent developments in reasonable accommodation...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    A key feature of this year's Annual Meeting of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America (ACC) will be the seventh annual Onsite Pro Bono Clinic conducted under the auspices of CorporateProBono.Org Participants will be given training, for which they will receive CLE credit, from national experts on the legal needs on nonprofit organizations....
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    Your company's reputation, brand and profitability may be under attack and you don't even know it. Companies have invested millions in developing ways to use the Internet to attract customers, improve customer satisfaction and increase efficiency. But all these benefits can be quickly lost to cyber-thieves who take advantage of a company's lack of...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    The Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) has scheduled its Law and Media Conference 2004 for Friday, October 15. Workshops during the day will cover topics such as: Getting Ready to Report the News; Ask-the-Experts Briefing on Privacy/Libel; Who Took the Public Out of Public Records?; Covering the Courts: Ins and Outs; Free Press/Fair Trial; The Patriot Act...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) recently filed another round of comments with bar authorities in California regarding the implementation of the state's multijurisdictional practice (MJP) reforms. As advocated by ACC, the state had passed an MJP package authorizing lawyers from outside of California to make temporary practice incursions into...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    Fox Rothschild LLP and Cogen Sklar LLP this month will present a program on The Economic Impact of the Presidential Election. The session is part of the Know It All breakfast series. The program will take place on Wednesday, October 27 starting at 8 a.m. at the Union League of Philadelphia, 140 South Broad Street, Philadelphia. The program will examine...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    A seminar titled The Mold Among Us: Preventative Measures for Litigation Avoidance will be presented next month by the South Florida Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America. The program is scheduled for Wednesday, November 17 from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Ft. Lauderdale Wyndham Airport Resort, 1879 Griffin Road, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. A cocktail...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    The WolfInstitute this month is continuing its fall 2004 series of employment-related seminars aimed at in-house counsel and human resources professionals. All courses, taught by attorneys and human resources professionals at WolfBlock, take place at the WolfInstitute Training Center, 1650 Arch Street, Philadelphia. This month's schedule of seminars...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    The firm of Seyfarth Shaw LLP has scheduled its 2004 labor and employment law symposium titled Forty Years After Title VII: Where We Are and Where We Are Going in several locations this month and next. Programs will take place on Friday, October 15 at the Seaport World Trade Center, 200 Seaport Boulevard, Boston; on Thursday, October 21 at the Beverly...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    The DC Bar Association this month is planning a CLE seminar designed to help attorneys negotiate more effectively. The program, titled Practical and Proven Negotiation Techniques for Lawyers, is scheduled for Thursday, October 14. Through a series of interactive exercises, mock negotiations, and case studies of real disputes, this workshop will present...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    Video replays of Virginia CLE's 2004 Virginia Information Technology Legal Institute are scheduled this month in three locations. The programs will take place on Tuesday, October 19 at the Radisson Old Town, 901 Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA; on Wednesday, October 20 at the Executive Conference & Training Center at Tysons Corner, 8201 Greensboro...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    Virginia CLE this month will offer video replays of its 22nd Annual Real Estate Practice Seminar in three locations in northern Virginia. The sessions will take place on Tuesday, October 12 at the Executive Conference & Training Center at Tysons Corner, 8201 Greensboro Drive, Tysons Corner; on Wednesday, October 13 at the Executive Conference &...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    The Washington Metropolitan Area Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America program calendar for October includes a potpourri of topics of interest to corporate counsel. On Tuesday, October 12, WMACCA will present its monthly IT/IP Forum, a roundtable discussion of hot topics in IT/IP law. The session will run from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at the site...
  • Friday, October 1, 2004
    The DC Bar Association this month will launch its Ins and Outs of Commercial Leasing Series. On Monday, October 25, DC Bar will present Part 1 from 6 to 9:15 p.m., at the DC Bar Conference Center, 1250 H Street, NW, Washington, DC. This session will introduce participants to the commercial leasing process beginning with letters of intent (sample...
  • Wednesday, September 1, 2004
    This year's Annual Meeting of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America will focus on The New Face of In-House Counsel, a concept that means while corporate practice has begun to change, corporate counsel are likely to face continuing rapid change in the future. The 2004 Annual Meeting is scheduled for Sunday, October 24 through Wednesday, October 27...
  • Wednesday, September 1, 2004
    The firm of Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. this month will be hosting a seminar titled Trademark and Copyright From the Corporate Perspective. The program will take place on Tuesday, September 28 from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Raritan Valley Country Club, Bridgewater, NJ. This seminar is designed to show how to spot and resolve copyright issues...
  • Wednesday, September 1, 2004
    The Greater New York Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America this month has scheduled a half-day CLE seminar titled Essential Legal and Business Considerations for Outsourcing and Technology Transactions. The program will take place on Tuesday, September 28 from 9 a.m. to noon at the offices of Shaw Pittman LLP, 335 Madison Avenue, New...
  • Wednesday, September 1, 2004
    Massachusetts CLE this month will present a seminar titled Employment Challenges During Corporate Reshuffling. The program will take place on Thursday, September 23 from 9 a.m. to noon at the MCLE Conference Center, 10 Winter Place, Boston. The seminar faculty will help participants understand the new Department of Labor regulations governing exempt...
  • Wednesday, September 1, 2004
    The Boston Bar Association and the Northeast Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America next month will present a CLE program titled Successful Partnering Between Inside and Outside Counsel. The program will be held on Wednesday, October 20 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse in Boston. Registration will...
  • Wednesday, September 1, 2004
    The Greater New York Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel-America and DataCert, Inc. this month have scheduled a seminar titled Getting the Right Data to Make the Right Decisions: A Practical Guide to Fiscal Performance in Corporate Legal, Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance and the Value of a Legal Spend Management System. The program will take place...
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